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Shopping and Banking

Local towns and villages have a variety of shopping and banking businesses and a description of typical services is shown below for our main towns and villages.  To travel to the towns further afield, please see our tourism and transport page.

Towns and Villages on the Dart


Dartmouth is a market town with a good variety of shops including supermarkets (both in the town centre and on the outskirts), post office, chemists, optician, launderette, hairdressers, bakers, butchers, clothing outlets, pubs, restaurants, art galleries, gift shops.  Banking is limited in Dartmouth with mobile banking facilities (Lloyds) and a branch of the Yorkshire Building Society.  ATM cash machines can be found in several local shops and the post office. For main bank branches please see Paignton for these.


Totnes is an interesting market town, famous for it’s alternative lifestyle and independent shops and businesses.  There is a good variety of shops including supermarkets, post office, chemists, bakers, butchers, pubs, restaurants, health food shops, clothing and interesting shops.  There is a branch of Lloyds bank.


Kingswear, is a small village opposite Dartmouth.  There is a post office, a village stores, pubs and yacht club.


Dittisham has a post office/stores and local pubs.

Stoke Gabriel

Stoke Gabriel has a riverside cafe, pubs and a post office/village store.


Galmpton has a pub and post office/village store.

Nearest Towns not on the Dart


Brixham is a small port, famous for its fishing fleet.  There are good town facilities here including supermarkets, post office, chemists and butchers.


Paignton is a larger town with good town facilities including supermarkets, post office, banks (Santander, Lloyds, HSBC, NatWest, Halifax, Nationwide, Yorkshire Building Society).